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Borrow, Renew and Return

Borrow, Renew, Return

Learn about borrowing, renewing and returning your library materials.

Find an Article

Find An Article

Search thousands of newspapers and periodicals.

Find a Good Book

Find A Good Book

See new titles, get book suggestions and more.

Get a Library Card

Get A Card

Get a library card, online or in-person

Get Notices

Get Notices

Sign up for pick-up notices, due date reminders and overdue notices by email.

Get Special Services

Get Special Services

Find out about library services for people with special needs.

Pay Fines

Pay Fines

Use this system to pay your fines online.

Request an Item

Request An Item

How to request or reserve materials from the library system.

Reserve a Computer

Use A Computer

Your library's computer and internet services.



Book Selection Policy

How books, DVD's, magazines, and online resources are chosen and purchased by the library system.

Read the whole policy (PDF 106KB, 13 pages)


Borrowing Periods

How long you can borrow books and how often they can be renewed from the library system.

Read the whole policy (PDF 40KB, 2 pages)


Borrowing Problems

Information about overdue fines, lost or damaged materials, and book drop return of books.

Read the whole policy (PDF 29KB, 3 pages)


Child Abuse Affirmative Action

How Cumberland County Library System staff members respond to suspected child abuse. Read the whole policy (PDF 36KB, 4 pages)


Computer and Internet Services

Who can use computers (including children's use), Internet filtering information, and prohibited uses. Read the whole policy (PDF 80KB, 3 pages)


Confidentiality of Library Customer Records

Customer privacy and confidentiality rights when using the Cumberland County Library System. Read the whole policy (PDF 11KB, 2 pages)


Copyright and Fair Use

How the Cumberland County Library System complies with copyright and fair use laws. Read the whole policy (PDF 134KB, 12 pages)


Customer Behavior

How you create a quiet, safe and supportive environment for everyone engaged in library activities. Read the whole policy (PDF 36KB, 2 pages)



Customer Service

How staff work to provide accurate, efficient and friendly service to customers. Read the policy (PDF 36KB, 1 page)


Employee Criminal Background Checks

Requirements for all library system staff to have criminal and child abuse background checks. Read the whole policy (PDF 79KB, 4 pages)


Library Cards

Who and how you can get a Cumberland County Library System card. Read the whole policy (PDF 44KB, 3 pages)


Library Volunteers

How library system volunteers are recruited and what is required of them. Read the whole policy (PDF 273KB, 5 pages)


Photographs and Videos at the Library

How you, staff or others may take photos, videos or other recordings at the library. Read the whole policy (PDF 46KB, 3 pages)


Placing a Request for Items

How you may place a request for items either owned or not owned by the library. Read the whole policy (PDF 35KB, 2 pages)


STAR (Service to Adult Readers)

How you may request free home delivery of materials if you are unable to visit the library due to age, illness or disability. Read the whole policy (PDF 52KB, 3 pages)


Web Site and Social Networking

Purpose of the library system web sites and how site links are selected. Read the whole policy (PDF, 60KB, 3 pages)



Page Updated: 

June 22, 2016

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